The August 2004 Handango Yardstick reports the top mobile devices adding software, sales by category, average selling price, best-selling applications and much more. This month, the Sony Ericsson P800/P900 was the top phone and the palmOne Tungsten T Series was the top handheld adding mobile content. In the Software Sales by category section, personal productivity ranked as the leading category. The average selling price of mobile applications rose for the second month in a row to $17.14, up from $16.79 last month. Finally, the August Yardstick includes a list of the ten best-selling ringtones and applications by operating system:
Java(TM) Symbian OS(TM) 1. Panda Mania 1. WorldMate Standard Edition 2. Mobile Checkbook 2. WebViewer 3. Labyrinth 3. Handy Day 4. Amoebas 4. Quickoffice 5. Cave In! 5. DateMate 6. Worms 6. Handy Tools 7. Cuddles Mobile Java Pet 7. Handy Explorer 8. LangToLang English Spanish 8. Handy Safe Dictionary 9. StatusLight 9. Cocktail Mixer 10.Remote 10.Solitaire Palm OS(R) Windows Mobile(TM)-based Smartphone 1. Agendus Professional Edition 1. Pocket Streets 2. Backgammon 2. eWallet 3. Aces Texas Hold'em 3. ClearVue Suite 4. SplashID 4. SmartphoneNotes 5. Agendus Standard Edition 5. DVD to Smartphone 6. AOL 6. SoundZ Cool 7. MAHJONG 7. Power Calendar 8. CLOCK 8. Power Tasks 9. Diet & Exercise Assistant 9. Photo Contacts 10.WebSphere Micro Environment 10.Jeyo Mobile Companion Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC Ringtones 1. Spb Pocket Plus 1. Mission Impossible 2. Pocket Informant 2. Pink Panther 3. Battery Pack Pro 3. In Da Club 4. DVD to Pocket PC 4. Pulp Fiction 5. S & W T 5. Sex and the City 6. Pocket Earth 6. James Bond 7. FlexWallet 7. A Perfect Sunrise 8. Agenda Fusion 8. Magnum PI 9. WebIS Money 9. Good The Bad & The Ugly 10.Mastersoft Money 10.Speed Racer
A full version of the Handango Yardstick for August 2004 is available at http://www.handango.com/pdf/HandangoYardstick_August2004.pdf.
About the Handango Yardstick
Incorporating worldwide data from more than 100 mobile download portals, the Handango Yardstick reports trends across the entire mobile software economy and major mobile operating systems including Java, Symbian OS, Palm OS, Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC, Windows Mobile-based Smartphone and others. Handango powers the software and digital content stores for some of the biggest brands in the mobile software market including Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Kyocera Wireless, palmOne, Microsoft, HP, Sprint, Cingular Wireless, T-Mobile USA, Verizon Wireless, Orange and more than 100 others.